The MV Coho is returning to service in November! 

The announcement comes after the US government said it would be reopening its land border and ports of entry to fully vaccinated Canadians for the first time since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

The Coho Ferry, which provides transportation services between Victoria and Port Angeles, announced they will resume sailings on Monday, November 8th when the border opens to Canadian residents. 

Service has been suspended since March 30th, 2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

See more: US border to open to fully vaccinated Canadians for the first time in 19 months

The Coho Ferry will depart Victoria at 10:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. daily and Port Angeles at 8:20 a.m. and 2 p.m. each day. 

No testing will be required to enter the US by land or sea, as long as travellers provide proof of full vaccine status. However, a negative COVID-19 test is currently required in order to cross the border from the US to Canada.

The Coho announcement came just days after the Clipper, which provides ferry service between downtown Victoria and Seattle, announced their service would be suspended until Spring 2022 due to low ridership after operating for only three weeks.

Black Ball Ferry Line, who operate the Coho, said reservations for the ferry open on October 25th.

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